Creative spaces for work and live

Thinking Pilsen? How about the experts? With a family history in Pilsen dating back to 1914, John Podmajersky III started PODMAJERSKY in 1987. Dedicated to building Pilsen East/Chicago Arts District into an exciting urban community, the company now owns and manages several contiguous blocks along South Halsted Street in this Lower West Side neighborhood. Known for creating some of the most interesting loft space in Chicago, we offer space for rent in categories such as artists’ work lofts, loft apartments, retail space, gallery space, showroom space, loft office and creative industrial space. Give us a call and find out how our 100 years of on the ground experience can open the door to your new….Home, Office, Retail or Industrial Space.

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Fountainhead Lofts

1932 South Halsted, Chicago

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Pilsen East Center

1945 South Halsted, Chicago

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The Glass Factory

900 West Cermak, Chicago

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THE CHICAGO ARTS DISTRICT

Learn about what makes the Pilsen East / Chicago Arts District area unique and the benefits of opening your business here. 

2nd Fridays Gallery Night

Podmajersky, Inc. and the Chicago Arts District host 2nd Fridays Gallery Night, the monthly opening receptions at the galleries and artists’ studios along South Halsted Street in East Pilsen, Chicago.

During the 2nd Friday of each month, come visit the creative maker spaces of the Chicago Arts District on South Halsted Street. You’ll enjoy an exciting showcase of art and artists from Chicago and beyond as this creative group opens their otherwise private spaces and invites you in for a unique art experience! During this FREE event, pick up a map at the information center at 1945 S. Halsted Street, and embark on a self-guided walking tour in the world of the working artist!

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2nd Fridays Gallery Night

The Chicago Arts District hosts 2nd Fridays Gallery Night, the monthly opening receptions at the galleries and artists’ studios centered around South Halsted Street, beginning at 1711 and ending at 2005 South Halsted Street in Chicago.

Come visit the creative spaces in the Chicago Arts District at South Halsted Street as they showcase an exciting display of art and artists from Chicago and beyond. This unique art community opens its doors, free of charge, and lets you get up close and personal with the art and artists. Pick up a map at the information center at 1945 S. Halsted Street and explore the city’s most vibrant art community, the Chicago Arts District!

2nd Fridays Gallery Night

The Chicago Arts District hosts 2nd Fridays Gallery Night, the monthly opening receptions at the galleries and artists’ studios centered around South Halsted Street, beginning at 1711 and ending at 2005 South Halsted Street in Chicago.

Come visit the creative spaces in the Chicago Arts District at South Halsted Street as they showcase an exciting display of art and artists from Chicago and beyond. This unique art community opens its doors, free of charge, and lets you get up close and personal with the art and artists. Pick up a map at the information center at 1945 S. Halsted Street and explore the city’s most vibrant art community, the Chicago Arts District!

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Residential

2001h-2F

$1,850.00

Fountainhead Lofts

Fountainhead Lofts — 509

$1,750.00

Fountainhead Lofts

Fountainhead Lofts — 500

$1,895.00

Fountainhead Lofts

1932h-402

$1,950.00

Fountainhead Lofts

Fountainhead Lofts — 202

$1,350.00

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